Poll: When it comes to access to fewer equipment dealers, your main concern is…

(Paige Holmquist/RealAgriculture)

There are many reasons why there are fewer equipment dealerships across Canada, including a shrinking customer base. Depending on where you farm, you may still have access to several options, but the risk to those who have lost or will lose dealers was noted on the July 2023 intake of the Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index.

Farmers are, overall, concerned that consolidation can negatively impact the farm, but equipment dealer consolidation ranked highest in potential negative impact. We can speculate as to why that is, and the North American Equipment Dealer Association even weighed in on some of the ways dealers have tried to mitigate negatives, but we want to hear directly from you.

So, for this week’s poll, we want to know: if dealer consolidation is a challenge, what aspect worries you most?

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